• 857,300

    people live in Winnipeg

  • 100+

    ethnic groups are represented in the city

  • 130+

    days of festivals each year

  • 1,100+

    restaurants make up a thriving culinary scene

Opportunities to explore

  • Our talent thrives through dance, live music, film, sport and more.
  • We celebrate more than 130 days of festivals each year, including the Festival 
    du Voyageur, Winnipeg Comedy Festival, Winnipeg Folk Festival, Winnipeg Fringe Festival and Folklorama—the world’s longest-running multicultural festival.
  • Winnipeg is home to the Royal Winnipeg Ballet, Royal Manitoba Theatre Centre, 
    Rainbow Stage, Winnipeg Symphony Orchestra and Winnipeg Art Gallery.
  • Winnipeg is home to a National Hockey League (NHL) team, the Winnipeg Jets; 
    a professional baseball team, the Winnipeg Goldeyes; a professional soccer team, Valour FC; and a Canadian Football League (CFL) team, the Winnipeg Blue Bombers, whose stadium is located at the UM Fort Garry campus.
  • Manitobans eagerly embrace winter across the province’s changing landscape. 
    Manitoba offers ice-skating, cross-country and downhill skiing, snowshoeing 
    and sledding in its many parks, trails and river paths.
  • Winnipeg’s Assiniboine Park Zoo houses the award-winning Journey to Churchill exhibit and the world’s largest collection of northern species, including polar bears, Arctic fox, wolves and muskoxen.
  • Manitoba is home to many parks and greenspaces perfect for enjoying camping, canoeing, hiking and wildlife.
  • Winnipeg’s thriving culinary scene is an expression of the rich multicultural community, with more than 1,100 restaurants.
  • There's so much to do and see, visit tourismwinnipeg.com and travelmanitoba.com to learn more.

Contact us

Undergraduate Student Recruitment
4th floor UMSU University Centre
University of Manitoba (Fort Garry Campus)
Winnipeg, Manitoba Canada

204-474-8808
Toll free: 1-800-224-7713 ext:8808